Kaiser (Zürich)

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Kaiser (Zürich)
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Johann Heinrich Kaiser, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughters (Anna Martha, age 11; Sophia, age 3-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Philippsfeld in Household No. 6. They had settled there on 3 August 1767. [A note on the 1767 census records that they relocated to the colony of Zürich in 1768, but the movement tables that accompany the 1767 census record that they moved from Philippsfeld to Zürich in 1769.]

Andreas Kaiser from Zürich is recorded on the 1798 census of Bettinger in Household No. Bt16.

The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Kaiser came from the German village of Raboldshausen in the Hessen region.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bt16, Mv2281.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 404.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies